El Concilio, a River Wards-based family care service agency, hosts a quarterly panel for foster parents. The organization will soon expand even further, into Bridesburg.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz said Monday she decided to enter the governor’s race, even though history is not on her side, because she thinks Gov. Tom Corbett’s economic and education policies have failed the citizens of this state.
The Holmesburg Civic Association last spring overwhelmingly approved a bid by Liberty Bell Bicycles for an addition to be used for repairs, rentals or more showroom space.
The Northwood Civic Association last week unanimously rejected a woman’s bid to open a hair salon at 5260 Castor Ave.
Laura Wagner came to Holmesburg Civic Association’s December meeting to try to recruit foster parents.
Help 4 Homeless Families founder William Lorch began a community group to support the homeless — and nearly homeless — throughout the riverwards after he opened his home to a needy child.